Building A Billion Dollar Business | Batch 2

Overview:

As an entrepreneur or managing businesses in a corporate, we all set our sights to high. We dream to go after reality while other would brush off as a dream. We have designed a unique course to develop strategy and execution plan for building a billion-dollar business. This is batch 2 of the course.

The 16 Week unique program:

Dates: Feb 8th, 2020 to May 30th, 2020

Who should attend: Corporate Professionals and Executives, Venture Capital and Private Equity Funds, Government Officials, Angel Investors, Asset Managers, High-net-worth individuals, Students, Startup Founders.

Location:

  • Program Start (Feb 8th, 2020) & Final Presentation (May 30th, 2020) – Mumbai
  • USA Visit (Mar 14 – Mar 22)
    • 3 days in Silicon Valley
    • 3 days in LA
    • 1-day Napa Valley winery tour
  • Online- 13 Online workshops every Saturday from Feb 15 – May 23

Language: English

USA Visit:

Ajuba and U First Capital will be jointly holding a Silicon Valley and LA Innovation Immersion Program. This will be a VIP experience for attendees to get deep insights into top Silicon Valley/LA Corporations, successful Startups, and Venture Capitalists. It is also a solid opportunity to develop a stellar network in Silicon Valley and LA.

Below is a high-level overview of the Program Agenda:

  • Corporate Innovation deep-dive: meetings with Corporates like Google, SAP, NTT, Intel, etc.
  • Venture Capital Executive Program: Deep insights into how Venture Capitalists operate in Silicon Valley, why Stanford is a top University, and how to raise funding for a startup
  • Autonomous driving cars: Meetings with car companies to understand their strategy for self-driving cars.
  • Government Policies: Presentations from Congressman, Mayors and Policymakers to understand how Govt policies play a vital role in shaping the Silicon Valley ecosystem
  • Discussions on topics like Artificial Intelligence, Self-driving cars, CyberSecurity, etc.

Sample Agenda for USA Program

Exact agenda and speaker names to be finalized

Day 0 (Saturday):

  • Starts with a Workshop in Mumbai
  • A weekly 2 hours online training
  • A visit to USA for bench-marking and learns the best practices.
  • A Final Presentation by participants in Mumbai
  • Arrive in San Francisco
  • Dinner reception at a restaurant

Day 1 (Sunday):

  • Napa Valley Winery tour: 10am to 3pm

Day 2 (Monday, Silicon Valley)): Venture Capital Funds deep-dive:

  • Meet Silicon Valley Seed and Late-stage Venture Funds
  • Visit Corporations
  • Networking: 5pm to 6pm

Day 3 (Tuesday, Silicon Valley): Corporate Innovation in Silicon Valley

  • Visit Google Headquarters, Mountain View
  • Innovation at NTT Innovation Institute, Palo Alto
    • Corporate Models of Innovation: Inside Out vs Outside In
  • Meet SAP executive
  • Intel museum visit
  • Meet Silicon Valley Congressman

Day 4 (Wednesday, Silicon Valley): Entrepreneurship Deep-dive

  • Meet Amazon team
  • Meet Corporations driving Cross-border M&A Opportunities
  • Visit an Autonomous Driving company
  • Fly to LA

Day 5 (Thursday, Los Angeles): Artificial Intelligence and Self-Driving Cars

  • Visit Hyperloop (ultra-fast transportation changing)
  • Visit LA Startup Accelerator

Day 6 (Friday, Los Angeles): Corporate Innovation deep-dive (Google and NTT)

  • Visit UCLA Entrepreneurship Center
  • Meet LA Corporations
  • Meet LA Venture Capital Funds
  • Networking: 5pm to 6pm

Day 7 (Saturday, Los Angeles):

  • Meet LA Venture Capitalists and Startup companies
  • Farewell dinner at a restaurant

Day 8 (Sunday, Los Angeles):

  • Depart from Los Angeles

Learning Outcome:

  • By successfully completing this course, participants will be learning:
  • Developing a business model that will work for you. Participant will learn about 30 business models and explore what will work the most for their idea.
  • Transforming the Sales Process, how to Create an SDR/AE hybrid to increase sales velocity. Using data to drive outbound sales
  • How to create a billion-dollar SAAS Company
  • How to build Industry 4.0 and beyond Corporation
  • Taking the Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and IOT Journey
  • Building a company with future Cloud Infrastructure
  • Creating a Sustainable Supply Chain – Best Practices and Business Drivers
  • Proven Strategies for Increasing Employee Productivity
  • Best Practices and Financial Process
  • Billion Dollar Companies Operating Principles
  • Each Participant will develop their own idea and billion-dollar business plan which will be presented during the last workshop

Package price:

Option 1: Complete Package

2 Workshops in Mumbai, Visit to USA and 13 Online Workshop Session

  • $14,500/- (INR 10 Lacs per participant),
  • Payment Plan: 25% at sign-up, 25% at before start, 25% before USA Visit, 25% before Final Mumbai Workshop.

Option 2: USA Innovation Best Practices Visit Only

  • 7-day Visit to USA
  • $10,000/- (INR 7 Lacs per participant)
  • Payment Plan: 50% at sign-up, 50% before USA Visit

Option 3: Mumbai Workshops and Online Workshop Sessions

  • 2 Workshop in Mumbai and 13 Online Workshops
  • $4,000/- (INR 2.8 Lacs per participant)
  • Payment Plan: 50% at sign-up and 50% at Week 5.

20% Discount if more than one participant registers together. For group discount please contact Baljit Singh bsingh@ajuba.us

What is included in the price:

  • Mumbai Workshop (Start & Final Presentation)
  • 2 Night Stay in Mumbai (1-Night for the Start Workshop and 1-Night for the Final Presentation Workshop).
  • 13 Online Weekly Training Workshops
  • USA: 7-day intensive Innovation program
    • All local transportation (executive bus) within Silicon Valley and LA for visiting Corporates, Landmarks, VC firms, etc.
    • Lunch on all the weekdays
    • VIP Reception dinners
    • Napa Valley Winery tour (lunch included)
    • Hotel during the USA Visit
    • Breakfast at the hotel
    • All the domestic flights during the USA trip
  • All the support for USA Visa

What is not included in the price:

  • Domestic Flights for the workshop
  • Visa price
  • International Flights during the trip to USA.
  • Dinners (except VIP reception dinners)

Course Facilitators

BALJIT SINGH:     Motivational Speaker, Author, Business Strategy Consultant

Baljit Singh has been fortunate to be part of teams that have brought innovation and game changer product & services to the market. He has experience in building successful product and services companies. Leadership and General Management expertise in developing and implementing business strategy, leading sales and marketing functions and building motivated teams in turn-around environments.  Baljit has a degree in Micro-Electronics (making of computer chips) from Rochester Institute of Technology, New York.

Baljit is author of book “My Experiments with Innovation.” The book is a practical guide to inculcate Habits and Lifestyles to drive innovation!

  • He was part of the team that brought the Accelerometer Chip, the chip that controls Airbags in cars.
  • He led the efforts to bring the world’s first automated fuzzy logic defect classification system for the semiconductor industry.
  • Developed New Business Development & Innovation process and due to his efforts, a new age Solar business was incubated.
  • Led the cost optimization efforts where a saving of over $350 million was achieved in less than six months. 
  • Led the application development with initial customers and guiding the R&D to bring the world’s fully automated Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) to the market.
  • Founded a service and a data analytics company (fuzzy logic /neural products) products for semiconductor market.

Baljit now assists companies in building their Innovation journey, mentors & coaches on developing their strategy and business development partnership.

SANJIT SINGH DANG, PHD

Chairman and Co-Founder, U First Capital

Dr Sanjit Singh Dang has been a successful Venture Capitalist, Corporate Executive, Board Member, Speaker and Writer in Silicon Valley for almost two decades. He is currently the Co-Founder and Chairman of U First Capital. They provide Venture Capital as a Service to Corporations by bringing Startups, University IP, etc in the Corporate’s specific areas of interest (dedicated model). Prior to that, he was at Intel Capital where he had an excellent track record of driving 1 Exit every year: DocuSign (IPO 2018), Body Labs (AI startup, Acquired by Amazon in 2017 within 2 years of leading Series A investment), Voke (Acquired by Intel in 2016 within 7 months of leading Series A investment), Maginatics (Acquired by EMC in 2015 within 1 year of leading investment) and Basis Science (Acquired by Intel in 2014 within 1 year of investment). He has been an Investor and on the Board of several companies, including True Fit (AI for eCommerce, Raised $100M), Reflektion (AI recommendation for eCommerce, Raised $42M), Helpshift (AI-driven Customer Service, Raised $38M) and Enlighted (Smart Lighting, Acquired by Siemens in 2018). He is also an investor in Mirantis (Cloud Computing, raised >$100M), GoodData (SaaS Business Intelligence, raised over $100M) and Arcadia Data (Big Data 2.0, Raised $26M).

Sanjit has been on Hillary Clinton’s Tech/Innovation Policy Advisory team. He is on Advisory Council of UN’s World Artificial Intelligence Organization. He has also been on University of California President’s Innovation Council. Sanjit has the fastest Eng PhD from University of Illinois (2yrs 9mo after undergrad), which he received in 2000 with top research awards. He also attended the VC Executive program at Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley. He’s an invited Speaker at several top conferences, eg SURGE/WebSummit, TiECon, ShopTalk, McKinsey Leadership Summit, Silicon Valley Open Doors, Global AI conference. He’s a mentor at Stanford and Berkeley’s Entrepreneurship programs. Sanjit has over a decade of Exec leadership experience in Product Design, Business Development and Strategy across several domains: Big Data, Natural Language Processing, 3D Camera/Apps, Supply-Chain Analytics and Flash Memory. He has managed $2Bill/year accounts and executed >30 partnership deals in $100M-$2Bill range. Always striving to be ahead of the curve, Sanjit worked on Big Data Analytics before industry created the term ‘Big Data’. Similarly, he launched 2 online courses during graduate school in 1999 and published iconic papers on learnings, way before the MOOC revolution started.

Hear about work of Ajuba and Baljit Singh

Anup Kale, CEO, Itexecutors Consultancy Services Pvt Ltd. Itexecutors Consultancy Services was founded in 2014. Focusing on delivering value added software to our clients in the Financial – Portfolio Management Domain, Manufacturing and Talent Acquisition. Work in open source technologies like PHP, Nodejs and Angular framework and Platform as a Service technologies like AWS, Azure and Google Cloud Services.

Amit Inamdar, Member of Forbes Real Estate Council and Founder of Own Sweet Home states his experience of Ajuba during his visit to Vibrant Goa 2019. Amit has over 20 years technology and investment industry experience in strategic business development, operations, sales & marketing, engineering and customer service. Accomplished founder and business development executive with experience in developing successful service and product companies in new & existing markets. Mastery of strategic planning, financial analysis, project costing and ROI, including risk assessment and credit analysis.

Eran Yarkoni, a serial entrepreneur and Venture Capital investor from Israel. He is a seasoned executive with 30 years’ experience as a founder, CEO, board member, advisor and investor. He was the co-founder and former CEO of CyOptics, among the world’s leading manufacturers of active optical components, with over $200M in annual sales, which was acquired by Avago Technologies -now Broadcom. He was also the co-founder and CEO of EnStorage, a developer of breakthrough energy storage systems for renewable and conventional energy applications. CEO of Capital Nature, a renewable energy incubator, and Partner in Israel Seed Partners, a $250M early stage Israeli Venture Capital fund. An angel investor in a number of early stage Israeli startups. Held a number of senior management positions at Intel Corporation’s Pentium Processor and Networking divisions, among them the management of the Pentium® MMX Processor product, taking it from development and manufacturing to $10B in sales.

Krishnakumar Mani, CEO GolfInch. Krish is a serial entrepreneur with 30 years’ experience in Semiconductors, IoT, operations, IP licensing/enforcement, research collaboration and advising. Founded MagSil Corporation, an advanced MRAM (magnetic Random Access Memory) developer and took a successful exit after a decade. Served as Founder, CTO, CEO and Director of the Board. Monetized MIT patents and brought product to market. Holds more than 35 patents in Semiconductors, Magnetic memory and IoT. Currently heads Golfinch, an IoT company delivering Golf swing sensors.

Sanjay Minocha, CEO Accrete Hitech Solutions, Inc. Sanjay is a serial entrepreneur with over 30 years’ experience in founding and managing various businesses in the IT and Core Engineering spaces in the USA, India and Singapore. Currently founded and CEO of Accrete Hitech Solutions, Inc., a CRM Cloud and Core Engineering end-to-end Solutions provider company. Accrete is an end to end Engineering and CRM Solutions company. Sanjay founded this company and has made Accrete a $50 Million Global company head quartered in the heart of Silicon Valley, CA with offices in Singapore, Bengaluru and Delhi, India. Accrete employs over 600 IT and Engineering professionals worldwide. He built the team and operations ground up and grew the company organically to its current level. He has successfully used the onsite offshore model to keep project costs low for their clients. Prior to Accrete, he has founded Aarman Inc (2000-2007), Skytech Consulting (1996-1999) and Computer Center (1987-1995).


For further information, please contact Baljit Singh, Email: bsingh@ajuba.us

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